Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Irish Cocktail No. 2

Source:  Modern American Drinks page:  37
1/2 large bar glass ice

Ingredient: ice

What it is:  Additive
The new general availability of ice in the mid 1800s revolutionized bar-tending and drinking. Ice was delivered in blocks that then had to to be broken, crushed, picked and shaved for increasingly popular individual drinks (as opposed to large punches).

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fine
2 dash gum syrup

Ingredient: gum syrup

Also Known As:  Gomme syrup What it is:  Syrup

An ingredient commonly used in mixed drinks. Like bar syrups, it is a sugar and water mixture, but has an added ingredient of gum arabic which acts as an emulsifier.

Substitution:  simple syrup

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3 dash Angostura bitters

Ingredient: Angostura bitters

What it is:  Bitters

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1 jigger Irish whiskey

Ingredient: Irish whiskey

What it is:  Whiskey
Whiskey made in Ireland. There are several types of whiskey common to Ireland: Single Malt, Single Grain, Pure Pot Still and Blended Whiskey.

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1 piece lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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twisted peel

Two dashes gum-​syrup, three dashes Angostura bitters in a mixing-​glass with fine ice, one jigger Irish whiskey. Mix, strain, and add a piece twisted lemon-​peel.